TomTom WORK Works

By: John Mahoney

TomTom NV is a leading manufacturer of personal navigation products andservices. TomTom products are popular for their ease of use right outof the box. The company has established itself as being relentless whenit comes to innovation. TomTom recently released a robust new tool thatis highly practical for fleet tracking, TomTom WORK. This articlediscusses the features of this amazing, innovative fleet trackingsoftware.

Working for you

TomTom WORK is a complete fleet tracking solution. It has three keycomponents: LINK, GO, and WEBFLEET. TomTom LINK is a small unit placedinside all fleet vehicles. Using GPS technology, these units allowusers to conveniently track where each vehicle is. Other important datacan be sent via GPRS to a central office.

TomTom GO comes in two models, the TomTom GO 710 and the TomTom GO 510.These award-winning units provide individual drivers with a personalnavigation system. The GO units can also be used as communicationdevices so that drivers can coordinate with the main office.

The most important component of the TomTom WORK fleet tracking solutionis the WEBFLEET. This is the service component of the WORK solutionthat is generally utilized in the company’s main office. It isdiscussed further in the next section.

TomTom WEBFLEET

The TomTom WEBFLEET component is a market-leading, web-based fleettracking service. It is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via acomputer with Internet connection.

WEBFLEET is highly interactive. Using up-to-date maps, users can seethe exact locations of all their vehicles on one screen. Users have achoice of two different sets of maps. They can use TomTom WEBFLEETmaps, which are updated by the TomTom community. Users can also usesatellite maps, which show street level details. By knowing where theirfleet vehicles are in real time, companies can allocate their jobs moreefficiently. The TomTom WEBFLEET fleet tracking application even showsup-to-date traffic details, so companies can plan ahead and find waysto avoid traffic pileups.
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The WEBFLEET fleet tracking software features a highly intuitive userinterface. Tasks have been grouped together for easy access. Users canconveniently interact with map screens via drag-and-drop or by usingthe mouse to zoom in and out.
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TomTom WORK success

TomTom WORK has seen widespread success since its release in mid-2008.The fleet tracking solution has allowed TomTom to forge a number of newbusiness partnerships. Scotia Gas Network (SGN), for example, aUK-based gas distribution company, has awarded TomTom with a contractto supply fleet tracking solution for 1,500 vehicles operated by SGN.Each vehicle will be fitted with a TomTom LINK vehicle tracking deviceand a GO satellite navigation screen.

NationLink wireless, a company that provides full-service wirelesssolutions is another company that has wisely decided to partner withTomTom. NationLink feels that, with TomTom WORK, they will have moreoptions to offer their clients. NationLink plans to offer combinedsolutions that include in-vehicle navigationArticle Search, fleet tracking andoffice-to-field communication.
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